FILM: Mummies Made in Egypt (2001)
This award-winning children’s film from the Reading Rainbow series uses live action and animation to take an in-depth look at the ancient and fascinating world of mummies. Shown in conjunction with the special family event “The Secret of the Mummies.” The film goes on a unique visit behind the scenes at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston to explore how ancient Egyptian mummies are studied and preserved. This half-hour film will be shown at 2pm and repeated at 2:30pm.
Every Sunday afternoon you can enjoy the best in documentary films on the ancient Middle East at the Oriental Institute. Unless otherwise noted, films begin at 2:00 PM and running times range from 30 - 50 minutes. Admission is free. Docents will be available in the galleries to answer questions following each film showing.